Experience some of St. Petersburg’s most beautiful Metro stations on this walking tour. Meet your guide and discover some of this famous city’s metro stations. Art and design enthusiasts visiting St. Petersburg may not realize that there are actually works of art hidden in plain sight, in the city’s stunning metro stations. On this guided metro tour find your way through these opulent stations many resembling palaces that are underground and learn about the history of the stations and Soviet times.
Our Metro tour will take you to the following metro stations
Your guide will give you a token to enter the underground and provide you with all instructions and safety rules. Be prepared to spend 5 minutes just going down the escalator, this will probably be the deepest place you’ve ever been to!
Pushkinskaya station is dedicated to one of the most notable Russian poets – Alexander Pushkin. Come closer to his statue and learn about his creative path, tragic death and why we call him Russian Shakespeare.
Electrification, coal, metal, oil and gas exploration – try to guess all the symbols of heavy industry depicted on the columns.
Learn how ordinary people lived at that time and see the numerous elements represented Soviet-era symbols: hammer and sickles, red stars, and images of red flags.
Understand how Leningrad survived a 3 year long siege and take a picture next to the spectacular glass columns.
There is a minimum of two per booking on this tour.
Cancellation fees – Cancellation fees may apply to any cancellations by the traveller of a service provided by Get-Locals.com. Unless otherwise specified, the cancellation policy is as follows:
Cancellations for custom itineraries (“Create Your Own”) are as follows:
In the event of bad weather forecast we will contact you the day before and offer you either a refund or an amended tour for the following day.
We always advice to wear suitable clothing for the day of the tour as not every day is guaranteed sunshine.
Generally, hotel pick-up is possible. Contact us beforehand to make an appointment.
Otherwise, we will pick you up at 10:00 in front of St Basil’s Cathedral, on the red square.
A great tour and so much history packed into a short time , these metro stations really are just like palaces. Anna
was the perfect guide.
Absolutely stunning metro system compared to our one back home. A Must see if you are ever in this beautiful city.